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MD Virtual University gets Pride of Performance

LAHORE – President Asif Ali Zardari Wednesday awarded the Pride of Performance to Managing Director Virtual University (VU) Tajdar Alam at the Presidency in Islamabad. Tajdar has been nominated for the prestigious award for his relentless and meritorious efforts in the field of television and introducing state-of-the-art educational system in the country by making best use of modern technology and communication system. He has a wide range of experience and is well-known producer and

Australia through but Kenya restore pride

BANGALORE – Reigning champions Australia eased into the quarter-finals of the World Cup with an 60-run win against Group A makeweights Kenya at the Chinnaswamy Stadium on Sunday. Kenya, chasing 325 for an unlikely win, were held to 264 for six for their fifth defeat in as many group matches.
Kenya faced a daunting chase considering their previous best total in this group was the 198 they’d made last time out in a five-wicket defeat by Canada. Opener Alex Obanda struck fast bowler

Pride and prejudice drives on Kenya, Canada

NEW DELHI – Kenya and Canada contest a battle of no-hopers on Monday, but both are determined to prove that the decision to drive them into the World Cup wilderness is wrong. The two non-Test playing teams are languishing at the bottom of Group A without a point after having lost three games each. Their performances have added weight to the International Cricket Council’s decision to chop the number of teams to 10 from 14 for the next World Cup. However, Kenya wicket-keeper Maurice

Pakistan salvage pride with thumping win

WELLINGTON – Abdul Razzaq produced a man-of-the-match performance with bat and ball to ensure Pakistan salvaged some credibility and embarrassed New Zealand by 103 runs in their third and final Twenty20 international in Christchurch on Thursday.
Razzaq, who was dropped by Nathan McCullum while on two in the 19th over, proceeded to smash three sixes and three fours and finish 34 not out off 11 balls and help his side to a credible 183 for six in their 20 overs.

Shattered Watson wants to ‘restore pride’

MELBOURNE – All rounder Shane Watson conceded Australia had all but lost the Ashes on Tuesday and admitted the side’s abysmal performance in the fourth test was enough to turn fans away from the game.
The five-test series is level at 1-1 but holders England need only scoop the remaining four wickets, three if the injured Ryan Harris opts against batting, to become the first side to win the Ashes on Australian soil in 24 years.
“It’s very shattering to be in the position we